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2014-09-04 08:31:32

Rates Higher in South, and Among Blacks, Latinos and Low-Income Americans WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-08-18 16:28:17

Obese children become obese adults; weight loss specialist Dr. Michael Feiz details the causes LOS ANGELES, Aug.

2014-07-31 12:28:54

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating

2014-07-29 08:28:10

Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program

2014-07-10 10:15:23

Obesity is common among U.S. Hispanics and is severe particularly among young Hispanics.

2014-07-01 10:12:35

The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence

divorce and childhood obesity
2014-06-06 07:34:17

A new study has found that children of divorced parents are almost 60 percent more likely to be obese compared to children of married parents. Interestingly, boys were more affected than girls.

2014-06-04 23:11:05

The Center for Obesity Reversal, a new top-level research center at Georgia State University, has been established to foster research projects that will help fight the nation’s obesity epidemic.

2014-05-29 15:58:23

A new study suggests that how one compares weight-wise with others in his or her community plays a key role in determining how satisfied the person is with his or her life.


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